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Welcome to GOV.UK

The best place to find government services and information

Simpler, clearer, faster

This website replaces

  • Directgov
  • Businesslink
Ministerial departments
all in one place

Queen's Speech 2013

The Queen's Speech, which took place on 8 May 2013, set out the government's policies and planned legislation for the coming year.

Find out what was announced

Inside Government

Departments, policy, announcements and publications.

Inside Government on GOV.UK will replace the websites of most government departments and agencies.

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